OP-1621

Industriebauten 1830-1930. Eine fotografische Dokumentation von Bernd und Hilla Becher

The catalogue for an exhibition of work by Bernd and Hilla Becher, held at Die Neue Sammlung (State Museum of Applied Art), Munich, March 6 – April 16, 1967. This was the first public institution exhibition of the photographers’ typological studies of industrial architecture. Previously, they had had a show at the Dusseldorf Academy of Fine Arts and only three gallery appearances. This is also the first catalogue of their work to be published and only the third time their work had appeared in print. Includes grids of lime kilns, gas tanks, water towers, conveyor scaffolds, processing plants, coal mineheads, cooling towers, blast furnaces, framework houses, and warehouses. Photographs by Bernd and Hilla Becher; essay by Wend Fischer.

Text: Fischer Wend. cm 21,5×19,5; pp. 34; BW ills.; paperback. Publisher: Die Neue Sammlung Staatl. Museum für angewandte Kunst, München, 1967.

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ID: OP-1621

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The catalogue for an exhibition of work by Bernd and Hilla Becher, held at Die Neue Sammlung (State Museum of Applied Art), Munich, March 6 – April 16, 1967. This was the first public institution exhibition of the photographers’ typological studies of industrial architecture. Previously, they had had a show at the Dusseldorf Academy of Fine Arts and only three gallery appearances. This is also the first catalogue of their work to be published and only the third time their work had appeared in print. Includes grids of lime kilns, gas tanks, water towers, conveyor scaffolds, processing plants, coal mineheads, cooling towers, blast furnaces, framework houses, and warehouses. Photographs by Bernd and Hilla Becher; essay by Wend Fischer.